Cyber Security News

Increasingly, a physical security director's role, the branch of computer security that is specifically related to the Internet, with issues involving fraud and the protection of transfer of data and a company's brand.

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Going Further Than Encryption for Data Regulation in the Cloud

July 22, 2014
Moving information from enterprise data centers or in-network servers to a cloud environment is often chosen as a means to offload IT maintenance costs, provide a higher degree of physical safeguards and facilitate easier scaling to accommodate business growth.
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29% of Canadian IT Security Professionals Would Overhaul Existing Systems

July 17, 2014

Twenty-three percent of Canadian cybersecurity teams never speak with their executive team about cybersecurity, but of those that did, 23 percent spoke just annually, and 24 percent spoke with the C-Suite semi-annually. Only 13 percent of IT Canadian security professionals spoke with executives quarterly, according to a new Ponemon Institute study with Websense, Inc.


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Tesla Sedan Targeted in Chinese Hacking Competition

July 17, 2014

Representatives from Tesla Motors Inc., say the company will be investigating and rectifying any vulnerabilities discovered as a result of a hacking contest in Beijing starting today, of which the Tesla Model S sedan is the key target.


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How Advancing Threat Intelligence Can Combat Cyber Attacks

July 8, 2014
Technology, demographics, economic and geopolitical forces are constantly shifting, creating a fluid cybersecurity environment.
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Cyber Attacks on the World Cup: Lessons Learned

June 24, 2014
As a child, I played soccer fervently. My father, a German immigrant to the U.S. who was very passionate about the sport, explained to me that there is no game that brings the world closer together.
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95% of Successful Security Attacks are the Result of Human Error

June 19, 2014

According to security researchers at IBM and the Cyber Security Intelligence Index, 95 percent of successful hack attacks or incidents were because of some type of human error.


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Survey says Shortage Of Cybersecurity Professionals Poses Risk To National Security

June 19, 2014

The nationwide shortage of cybersecurity professionals – particularly for positions within the federal government – creates risks for national and homeland security, according to a new study from the RAND Corporation.


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When to Update Your Mobile Device Management Policy

June 10, 2014
A systematic approach to developing and updating mobile device management (MDM) and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies is critical to assure data protection in a mobile access environment. After you develop and implement mobile security policies, it is important to evaluate and update policies on a regular basis.
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Hackers Face Life Sentences in Britain

June 5, 2014

The UK government said it wants to hand out life sentences to anyone found guilty of a cyberattack that has a catastrophic effect.


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Sam's Club to Issue MasterCard With Security Chip

June 4, 2014

Sam's Club said it would unveil a new credit card that features chip-enabled security technology.


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Demystifying Business Intelligence and Deriving Value from Converged Security Reporting

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Available On-Demand There has been a groundswell in the demand for meaningful security metrics and reporting. It’s no longer enough to tell the business how many incidents occur; it needs to be articulated how security is contributing to the mitigation of such events and the reduction of associated losses...

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Cybersecurity: A CEO and Director Issue

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On Demand Learn how today’s cyber threat landscape is impacting business; how NIST’s voluntary cyber framework can be used to help your business better achieve its security goals; and, the business and legal risks of doing nothing.

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ASIS 2013 Product Preview

ASIS International 59th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, September 24-27 in Chicago, Illinois, will include an exhibit hall packed with innovative security solutions. Here are some of the products that will be shown at ASIS this year.

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Virtualization and Data Center Security: What You Need to Know for 2014

Data centers are increasingly becoming the center of the enterprise, and data center and cyber security is following the same path for security departments. According to Justin Flynn, a consultant at the Burwood Group, the virtualization of data centers allows enterprises to scale more easily and faster, with a smaller footprint.

However, hosting enterprise data in the cloud can make intrusion detection more difficult – how can enterprise security leaders team up with other departments to keep aware of cyber risks and traffic, and physical and data compliance during the virtual transition? How can CISOs and CSOs discuss cyber threats with the C-Suite to get the resources they need? And how can the proper infrastructure test and verify possible malicious attacks? 

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In the July issue of Security Magazine, read about how the NFL is balancing security with fan experience to make sure sporting events are running smoothly. If you're doing any traveling this summer, be sure to read the 5 hot spots for business travel security, also, employers can track on-the-go employees with new mobile apps. Also, check out the latest news and industry innovations for the security industry.

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